Neurobionics Lab

Nana Porter-Honicky

PhD Student

Mechanical Engineering


Nana received her Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. Her undergraduate research involved design, fabrication, and testing of parts, including a novel ZnO-PTFE material for use in a dark matter detection experiment at Lawrence Berkeley Labs. Her research was supported by the McNair Scholars program at UC Berkeley. She is now pursuing a doctorate in mechanical engineering at University of Michigan and is a recipient of the Rackham Merit Fellowship. Her research interests include biomechanics, embedded systems, and assistive device design.